9 March 2021 By Chris Nyamtu
Nasarawa State Government has received the first batch of over 61,000 doses of Oxford AstraZeneca COVID – 19 vaccines.
Commissioner for Health in the state Mr Ahmed Yahaya stated this in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Lafia.
Mr Ahmed Yahaya said a technical committee had been constituted to implement the work plan on COVID – 19 vaccination, to receive data and ensure prompt delivery of the vaccines to all the 13 local government areas of state.
According to the Commissioner, Governor Abdullahi Sule and the Deputy Governor Dr Emmanuel Akabe would be vaccinated tomorrow.
Meanwhile, front line health workers in the state have been vaccinated with the state Director Public Health, Dr Ibrahim Alhasan as the first to be administered the COVID – 19 vaccine.